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19 items by Vanessa Grigoriadis

  • Tempest In a Test Tube: Jason Patric's Brutal Custody Battle

    Tempest In a Test Tube: Jason Patric's Brutal Custody Battle | ARTICLE

    "Hey, everybody," says actor Jason Patric, an earnest, welcoming expression on his face, in a promotional video for Stand Up for Gus, his new nonprofit foundation. "I want to welcome you and thank you for all your...

    July 15, 2014 3:25 PM ET
  • The Hollywood Princess Who Keeps Snoop Blazed

    The Hollywood Princess Who Keeps Snoop Blazed | ARTICLE

    In the annals of weird things that happened in childhood, there are few odder experiences than smoking pot for one's first time with

    June 10, 2013 6:00 AM ET
  • Bassnectar: From Death-Metal Kid to Superstar DJ

    Bassnectar: From Death-Metal Kid to Superstar DJ | ARTICLE

    Lorin Ashton, the outspoken 34-year-old whose DJ name is Bassnectar, sold over 250,000 tickets to his solo shows last year – more than any other dance music DJ except for Tiësto and Deadmau5 – but he's...

    June 21, 2012 3:25 PM ET
  • Florence Welch, the Good Witch

    Florence Welch, the Good Witch | ARTICLE

    On a recent fall evening, Florence Welch rushes into the backroom of a downtown Manhattan restaurant to order a glass of red wine. "I've...

    November 24, 2011 8:55 PM ET
  • The Rise and Fall of the Eco-Radical Underground

    The Rise and Fall of the Eco-Radical Underground | ARTICLE

    It was a moonless night on the mountain at Vail, and in his black clothes Bill Rodgers imagined he was nearly invisible. Five feet six and barely 120 pounds, Rodgers was darting in and out of buildings...

    June 21, 2011 3:45 PM ET
  • The Joy of Vampire Sex: The Schlocky, Sensual Secrets Behind the Success of 'True Blood'

    The Joy of Vampire Sex: The Schlocky, Sensual Secrets Behind the Success of 'True Blood' | ARTICLE

    A few years ago, Anna Paquin wasn't happy. She was traveling all the time for work, like a gypsy, and had become sick of always being cast as the brooding smart chick in indie movies. "I was...

    June 10, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • The Great California Weed Rush

    The Great California Weed Rush | ARTICLE

    THC Breath Strips. That's what Daniel is thinking about — taking some of those gelatinous Scotch-tape thingies that Listermint makes and putting oil made from marijuana trim in them. There's...

    April 18, 2011 9:00 AM ET
  • The Tragedy of Britney Spears: Rolling Stone's 2008 Cover Story

    The Tragedy of Britney Spears: Rolling Stone's 2008 Cover Story | ARTICLE

    A pop star at the mall is an eternal cause for happiness, especially on a Sunday afternoon in the Valley. One moment, shoppers in the Westfield Topanga mall are living in the real world, monotonously...

    March 29, 2011 3:00 PM ET
  • Artie Lange Exposed: Rolling Stone's 2009 Feature

    Artie Lange Exposed: Rolling Stone's 2009 Feature | ARTICLE

    Artie Lange, the 300-pound, 41-year-old sidekick to Howard Stern, is one of the most complicated, crass and insecure comedians working today — and one of the most successful. He makes a ton of dough:...

    March 16, 2011 6:00 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber's God, Girls and Boatloads of Swag

    Justin Bieber's God, Girls and Boatloads of Swag | ARTICLE

    Today, I'm the luckiest girl in the world. I'm flying to Atlanta to interview my pop-culture crush, Justin Bieber. He's only 16, it's...

    March 3, 2011 12:00 PM ET
  • Secrets of a Baby Vampire

    Secrets of a Baby Vampire | ARTICLE

      Jessica, the 17-year-old "baby vampire," is one of the few characters that Alan Ball added to True Blood's script from Charlaine Harris' original book series. She was a virgin when Bill Compton "made" her in Season One,...

    September 3, 2010 11:17 AM ET
  • Sex, God & Katy Perry

    Sex, God & Katy Perry | ARTICLE

    The other day, Katy Perry was Googling herself again. "Any artist who says they don't Google their name is a big fat liar," she says. Perry is shrewd about her online image, with 3,062,173 followers on Twitter...

    August 19, 2010 10:55 AM ET
  • Shaun White: Big Hair, Big Air and the Killer Inside

    Shaun White: Big Hair, Big Air and the Killer Inside | ARTICLE

    Each morning during the Olympics, Shaun White tried to grab shotgun in the Team USA van headed to the mountain, but fifth-placer Louie Vito...

    March 18, 2010 10:30 AM ET
  • Searching for J.D. Salinger: A Writer's New Hampshire Quest

    Searching for J.D. Salinger: A Writer's New Hampshire Quest | ARTICLE

    A year ago, while reporting a story on the conman Clark Rockefeller — a psychotic German who posed as a son of the dynasty before he kidnapped his daughter in Boston, and is now a "person of...

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Adam Lambert: Wild Idol

    Adam Lambert: Wild Idol | ARTICLE

    Sometimes, in the desert, you can figure things out. That's what Adam Lambert discovered a couple of years ago at Burning Man, the annual...

    June 25, 2009 2:05 PM ET
  • Adam Lambert: Wild Idol

    Adam Lambert: Wild Idol | ARTICLE

    Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 1081 from June 25, 2009. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium...

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • The Very Pink, Very Perfect Life of Taylor Swift

    The Very Pink, Very Perfect Life of Taylor Swift | ARTICLE

    On a bright Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles, Taylor Swift is on good behavior, as usual. In high school, she had a 4.0...

    March 5, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • Taylor Swift Talks Boys and Mean Girls

    Taylor Swift Talks Boys and Mean Girls | ARTICLE

    For Rolling Stone's cover story on Taylor Swift, writer Vanessa Grigoriadis tailed the 19-year-old country-pop star as she jetted from L.A. to New York and back to her Nashville home, chatting candidly about her quick rise from...

    February 20, 2009 10:08 AM ET
  • Rivers Cuomo: Weezer's Invisible Man

    Rivers Cuomo: Weezer's Invisible Man | ARTICLE

    Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 973 from May 5, 2005. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium...

    May 5, 2005 12:00 AM ET
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